Living at Egret Point
Egret Point includes a range of facilities to create a resort style community. These include:
Central recreation facility. This is the centre piece of Egret Point and was constructed in Stage 1. The facility includes:
- A 20m lap pool with side section and entry stairs, This is a Magnesium pool and is heated in the cooler months,
- Enclosed and air conditioned gymnasium with exercise equipment,
- Undercover and outdoor BBQ and eating areas,
- Sunbathing areas with sun lounges and umbrellas,
- Garden areas,
- A communal vegetable garden which is now up and running and producing great crops.
Pets can greatly add to personal wellbeing. Egret Point is a pet friendly community and there is a pet approval process in place. The approval process takes into consideration the best interests of the pet and the community as a whole. Generally, dogs will need to be smaller than 10kg’s and the owner will need to keep the dog in accordance with the by-law requirements.
Egret Point has CCTV cameras located at the entrance to the community to record vehicles and people coming in and out of the development. Dedicated pedestrian accesses is secured by locked gates. The community has been designed to encourage a high level of casual surveillance by residents.
You will only need to take out an insurance policy for your contents; along with your personal belongings. Contents insurance will need to cover carpets, window furnishings, air conditioning, etc. We advise buyers to review the strata insurance policy for clarifications of inclusions and exclusions.
Egret Point does not have an onsite manager. The management of the body corporate will be undertaken by the Body Corporate Manager. The maintenance of the common property is performed by a Caretaker under the instruction of the Body Corporate Manager.
The development has been designed, marketed, and the by-laws reinforce the intent that Egret Point caters for owner occupiers who are over 50 years in age. However, Egret Point is not a retirement village or similar age restricted community as defined by legislation. Due to state and commonwealth anti-discrimination legislation, it is not possible to enforce restrictions on the age of occupants or guarantee that the subsequent resale of any unit within the development to a specific demographic of buyer.
Not withstanding, the design is well suited to over 50’s occupants and not well suited to investors, families with children or teenagers.
All facilities are maintained by a maintenance contractor who is communicated with via the Body Corporate Manager. All repairs or capital replacements are paid for by the body corporate levies and sinking fund.
Each home has a secure letterbox at the front entry.
Homes at Egret Point have direct NBN access. On settlement, the owner will need to make contact with a telecommunications provider to arrange for an NBN internet plan.
Egret Point enjoys good access to medical facilities. Several GP’s and dentists are located in Victoria Point, only 5 minutes’ drive. The Redlands Public and Mater Private Hospitals are located approximately 10 minutes away at Cleveland. You may choose to connect to Vitalcall if you want to.
Appropriately sized boats and caravans can be stored in your garage on your lot. Room may be available for unit owners who purchase units with double car garages and only use one garage space for car parking. One unit design also has a drive through garage which allows a boat or caravan to be stored on the rear patio. Boats and caravans cannot be stored in the visitors car spaces or on the common property i.e. internal roadway.
For owners who do not wish to, or, have space to store their boat or caravan on their lot, Fiteni Homes can refer owners to local boat and caravan storage facilities.